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Managing Africa’s Natural Resources

Capacities for Development

  • Kobena T. Hanson
  • Cristina D’Alessandro
  • Francis Owusu

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Kobena T. Hanson, Francis Owusu, Cristina D’Alessandro
    Pages 1-14
  3. Olawale Ismail, Jide Martyns Okeke
    Pages 66-90
  4. Timothy M. Shaw
    Pages 226-236
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 237-250

About this book


The authors investigate well-known concerns in natural resource management in Africa while focusing on the capacity dimension of the problems. They examine dynamics of leadership, governance, criminality, structural transformation, as well as emerging issues such as green growth.


development environment Governance growth sustainability

Editors and affiliations

  • Kobena T. Hanson
    • 1
  • Cristina D’Alessandro
    • 1
  • Francis Owusu
    • 2
  1. 1.African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF)Zimbabwe
  2. 2.Iowa State UniversityUSA

About the editors

Peter Arthur, Dalhousie University, Canada Joseph Ayee, MountCrest University College, Ghana Claudious Chikozho, University of Pretoria, South Africa Olawale Ismail, International Alert, UK Abbi M. Kedir, University of Leicester, UK William Moseley, Macalester College, USA Jide Martyns Okeke, African Union Commission, Ethiopia Korbla P. Puplampu, Grant MacEwan University, Edmonton, Canada ?

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